Hi, my name is Dr Sami Salama Hussen Hajjaj, and welcome to my humble website.
Ever since I was a child, I was always fascinated with science, technology, and how things were made. At college, I realized I was good at explaining things to others, which was natural for me as I come from a family of teachers, as my father and my uncle were educators. So I decided to pursue a career in Academia where I can fulfil both of my passions. In 2007, that became a reality when I started my first full-time position as University Lecturer.
My fascination with Robotics and Automation began during my Master's studies when I took Mechatronics electives. This fascination continued in my PhD research, where I focused entirely on Robot Software and system development. It was also during my PhD years that I discovered and began to work on the Internet of Things (IoT).
Today, I am a Senior Lecturer (corresponds to Associate Professor in North America), and a Certified Trainer (HRDF). Also, I am a Professional Engineer (PEng, Ir), a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a Senior Member of IEEE (SMIEEE), and a Certified IoT Specialist (CIoTs). My research interests include Robotics and Automation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and more recently, the impact of Technology on our Society.
About this website:
This website is my platform to showcase my self and my research activities, and to interact with others, it is divided into the following sections:
Recent: This section highlights my recent activities, be it events I attended, new publications, or others. You can choose to follow my activities and get notified when something new happens.
Academic: This section outlines my academic career; education, employment history, recognition, qualifications, followed by the teaching and administrative experience.
Research: This section presents my research activities and output, and allows you the chance to interact with these activities. You can follow, comment on, and even join any of these activities if you wish.
MyTraining: This section showcases the list of training topics I conducted, currently conducting, and planning to conduct. This section also includes a space for you to recommend or suggest a training topic. This section is still under development.
MyCorner: This is a space where I share my thoughts with the world. Here I write about my events, research, activities, as well as personal issues. you can interact with my writing by adding your comments, you can also like and share my posts and bring others to the conversation. This section is new so I am still working on adding content there.
ContactMe: You can use this section to contact me regarding research, collaboration, training, or any other issue in mind. Just drop me a message here and I will get back to you as soon as possible.